Vista shutdown default option

By Bucknut48 ·
My laptop has Vista home premium. I would like to change the default shutdown option from "sleep" to "Shutdown". How do I go about doing this?

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If you are meaning as a result of closing the lid or pressing ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Vista shutdown default op ...

The power button, then you need to access the 'Power Saving' options screen.

It is situated at the bottom of your Screensaver options screen. Enter the 'Power Management' screen and you'll have options for each action:

Closing the lid
Pressing the power button
Pressing the sleep button

You can choose from the right hand box what you want to happen for each of the above events.

* I'm sounding slightly vague because I've never used Vista. :)

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Vista sleep to shutdown default option, step by step...

by Peconet Tietokoneet In reply to Vista shutdown default op ...
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by Bucknut48 In reply to Vista sleep to shutdown d ...

The workaround you gave me worked to perfection. I was so tired of the extra step during shutdown. Thank You

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